TACOMA DEFIANCE BATTLES TO SCORELESS DRAW AT CHENEY STADIUM AGAINST OAKLAND ROOTS SC

Defiance stays in the playoff race with home point; Tacoma hosts final home match of the season against LA Galaxy II Sunday, October 24

TACOMA, WASH. – Tacoma Defiance (9-13-8, 35 points) drew 0-0 with Oakland Roots SC (9-13-8, 35 points) at Cheney Stadium Wednesday evening. The result puts Tacoma four points behind LA Galaxy II for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Pacific Division standings, level on points with Oakland with two games remaining.

Wade Webber’s side hosts one final home game this season, welcoming LA Galaxy II to Cheney Stadium in a pivotal matchup on Sunday, October 24 (1:30 p.m. PT / ESPN+). The squad then finishes the season at Phoenix Rising FC (7:30 p.m. PT / ESPN+).

 

MATCH SUMMARY

Tacoma Defiance 0 – Oakland Roots SC 0

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

 

Venue: Cheney Stadium

Referee: Malik Badawi

Attendance: 833

Weather: 54 degrees and partly cloudy

 

SCORING SUMMARY

None

 

MISCONDUCT SUMMARY

OAK – Quincy Amarikwa 41’

OAK – Max Ornstil 90’

OAK – Ariel Mbumba 90+2’

 

LINEUPS & STATS

Tacoma Defiance – Stefan Cleveland, Taylor Mueller – captain, Tom Brewitt, Jackson Ragen, Cody Baker, Reed Baker-Whiting (Danny Robles 57’), Obed Vargas, Alex Villanueva, Juan Alvarez (Alec Díaz 57’), Ray Serrano, Sam Adeniran

Substitutes not used: Cole Kulhanek, Joe Hafferty, Eric Kinzner, Issa Rayyan, Marlon Vargas

 

Total shots: 8

Shots on goal: 1

Fouls: 11

Offside: 3

Corner-kicks: 2

Saves: 4

 

Oakland Roots SC – Paul Blanchette, Akeem Ward, Tarek Morad, Kai Greene, Memo Diaz, Joseph Nane (Max Ornstil 63’), Matias Fissore, Jesus Enriquez (Yohannes Harish 81’), Wal Fall – captain, Johnny Rodriguez (Ariel Mbumba 63’), Quincy Amarikwa (Jeremy Bokila 81’)

Substitutes not used: Taylor Bailey, Soya Takahashi, Emrah Klimenta

 

Total shots: 12

Shots on goal: 4

Fouls: 11

Offside: 2

Corner-kicks: 9

Saves: 1

– DEFIANTLY TACOMA –